Soothing sleep inducer

Posted on August 14, 2009. Filed under: Home Remedies | Tags: , |

This milk flavoured with powdered herbs and spices from different parts of India is sure to help overcome insomnia especially after a warm bath.

Cooking Time : 10 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Makes 1 cup.

For the masala powder
¼ cup khus-khus (poppy seeds), toasted
¼ cup almonds (badam), roasted
½ nutmeg (jaiphal), chopped
½ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
For the milk
1 tablespoon masala powder, recipe above
1 tablespoon honey or jaggery (gur)
1 cup milk
For the masala powder
1. Combine the khus-khus, almonds and nutmeg and grind it to obtain a fine powder.
2. Add the turmeric powder and mix well. Store in air-tight container.
3. Use as required.
How to Proceed
1. Bring the milk to a boil and add the masala powder and the honey. Mix well.
2. Serve hot.
The masala mixture can be stored refrigerated in an air-tight container for upto a month.

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